Gemuetlichkeit Days Parade

Gemuetlichkeit Days has one of the finest parades in southern Wisconsin.
The parade will take place on Sunday, September 15th, 2019 at noon. Our parade can last up to 1 1/2 to 2 hours. 

We have floats from many area businesses, civic & service groups and clubs as well as youth organizations. Trophies are given for 1st with ribbons for 2nd and 3rd place for Floats and adult Military Color Guards along with cash awards. The parade is open to any and all who wish to apply. As long as you follow the simple RULES and meet our broad entry criteria, you are welcome to join us for a great hometown style parade.

The entry deadline is August 20th, so if you would like to enter our parade please contact Sarah Bieck at 920-203-0807, or email her at  You may also send your inquiry to:

Gemuetlichkeit Days Parade
P.O. Box 242
Jefferson, WI  53549

You will receive your line up number about a week or two before the parade.If you have any questions, please contact Sarah for more information.

Parade entrants line up on the south side of Jefferson .

We ask that you do NOT stop or park on the parade route when you turn right on Wilson Street at the end of the parade. Please park and stop on side streets off of Wilson Street. Thank you..

2019 Parade Line-Up (subject to change)


A special thank you to our 2019 Parade Sponsors.

Find the Mecki!

The Find the Mecki contest will be held prior to the festival, begining on September 5th, 2019. Clues will be posted on our Find the Mecki page when the contest begins.

What is Gemuetlichkeit?

What does “Gemuetlichkeit” mean? The link in the above question takes you to Wikipedia. Our city is mentioned at the end of the first paragraph!

Buy A Button!

To see a list of where you can go to purchase a Gemuetlichkeit Days Entry Button prior to the festival

2019 Royalty Nominations

Download and send in your nominations for the 2019 King and Queen by January 31, 2019!

G-Days T-Shirts

2019 Gemuetlichkeit Days T-Shirts are available at the Awaken Salon and Wellness Spa, Jefferson.

Upcoming Festival Dates

49th Year - Sept. 13-15, 2019

50th Year - Sept. 18-20 , 2020